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DK guide to birds

Author: Ben Morgan
Publisher: London ; New York : DK, 2004.
Series: Dorling Kindersley book.; DK guides series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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This dazzling guide presents the vast and diverse world of birds, from tiny South American hummingbirds to flightless Antarctic penguins. Extraordinary photography and expertly written text on behavior, habitats, and social structures present birds in greater detail than young readers have ever seen. DK Guide to Birds is perfect for children fascinated by animals and eager to learn much more about them.
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Morgan, Ben, 1968-
DK guide to birds.
London ; New York : DK, 2004
(OCoLC)1019734469
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Morgan
ISBN: 0756602688 9780756602680 9781405302487 1405302488
OCLC Number: 53361164
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 64 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 32 cm.
Contents: Title --
Imprint/contents --
What is a bird? --
Built for flight --
Up and away! --
Life on the wing --
Blood lust --
Birds of prey --
Scavengers --
Partners and parasites --
Fisher kings --
Life at sea --
Waders and floaters --
Bird food --
Parrot family --
Woodpeckers --
Master builders --
Mating game --
Feathers and finery --
Eggs --
Early life --
Gamebirds --
Perching birds --
Keep away! --
Migration & navigation --
Owls --
Penguins --
Flightless birds --
Birds and humans --
Rare birds & conservation --
Weird and wonderful --
Bird data --
Index.
Series Title: Dorling Kindersley book.; DK guides series.
Responsibility: Ben Morgan.
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